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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Five steps to a clutter free new year

By David J. Dowd Empower yourself to live the way you want in the new year with a pre-holiday resolution to de-clutter your house —...

Is discretion truly the better part of valor?

I sat down recently with four card players. It turns out, only one was still driving. There seemed to be a common thread among the others – in all three cases, it seemed like they all had stories where driving had been taken away from them in a seemingly underhanded fashion. One lady recently moved back to Massachusetts from Florida. Her son told her to sell her car and they’d find her one up here. Well, conveniently, finding a new car has not become a priority.

Striving and aging

By Marianne Delorey A Scottish writer, Alexander Chalmers, is attributed as saying that the three components of happiness are “Something to do, someone to love,...

Not your typical rags to riches story

By Marianne Delorey Each industry has their own way of showing off their accomplishments to the world.  The armed forces gives out medals, the music...

Best towns in Central Mass. for retirees – Transportation options

By Marianne Delorey This article is the last in a series about the towns in Central Massachusetts and how they can attract and retain more...

Moving into a long term care facility

By Micha Shalev Part one of this series appeared in the April issue of the Fifty Plus Advocate. Part two appeared in the May issue...

You can’t take it with you

By Marianne Delorey Americans tend to have more stuff than they need. At no time is this more apparent than when they are downsizing. There...

With or without you

By Marianne Delorey Dearest Relative, I recently mentioned my worries about you living in that big, old house with the stairs. You made it clear you...

Speak Bostonian: Advice on how to find suitable housing

By Marianne Delorey © Recently, a marketing genius at the Department of Transportation got a simple message across statewide by talking to commuters in the...

Widening the gaps

By Marianne Delorey We, as a society, have created an elaborate safety net for all people. These systems were put in place to help everyone...